Venezuela’s PDVSA to sell crude cargo to Iran’s national oil company -source

(Reuters) – Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA has begun loading an Iran flagged large tanker with Venezuelan heavy crude for export, a source with knowledge of the situation said on Tuesday, as ties have deepened between the two OPEC nations.FILE PHOTO: The corporate logo of state oil company PDVSA is seen on a tank at…

China’s factory activity likely grew at a little faster speed in September: Reuters survey

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s factory activity likely expanded at a slightly faster pace in September, a Reuters poll showed on Monday, as the economy extends a steady recovery from the coronavirus crisis.FILE PHOTO: A worker wearing a face mask works on a production line manufacturing bicycle steel rim at a factory, as the country is…

Marte’s 4-hit night guides D-backs past Giants

EditorsNote: minor edits in 1st grafKetel Marte tied a career high with three extra-base hits as part of a 4-for-5 evening, and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on for a 6-5 win over the host San Francisco Giants on Friday night in the first of a four-game series.Marte homered and doubled twice, and Daulton Varsho added…

China’s factory activity likely grew at slightly faster pace in September: Reuters poll

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s factory activity likely expanded at a slightly faster pace in September, a Reuters poll showed on Monday, as the economy extends a steady recovery from the coronavirus crisis.FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen on a production line manufacturing masks at a factory in Shanghai, China January 31, 2020. REUTERS/Aly SongThe official manufacturing…

WORLDWIDE LNG-Asian LNG rates at more than seven-month high in the middle of supply issues

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New Zealand set to post deepest economic slump on record: Reuters poll

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand is set to record its sharpest quarterly contraction and officially enter recession when it releases second quarter economic data this week, reflecting the full impact of coronavirus lockdowns on business.Pedestrians walk past a sailing boat as it passes in front of the central business district (CBD) of Wellington in New…

Venezuela’s PDVSA to offer unrefined cargo to Iran’s national oil company -source

(Reuters) – Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA has begun loading an Iran flagged large tanker with Venezuelan heavy crude for export, a source with knowledge of the situation said on Tuesday, as ties have deepened between the two OPEC nations.FILE PHOTO: The corporate logo of state oil company PDVSA is seen on a tank at…

McIlroy fights back to stay in contention at U.S. Open

Sep 18, 2020; Mamaroneck, New York, USA; Rory McIlroy plays his shot from the second tee during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Winged Foot Golf Club – West. Brad Penner-USA TODAY SportsMAMARONECK, N.Y. (Reuters) – Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy clawed his way back up the leaderboard at Winged Foot…

McIlroy fights back to stay in contention at U.S. Open

FILE PHOTO: Sep 18, 2020; Mamaroneck, New York, USA; Rory McIlroy plays a shot from a bunker on the third hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Winged Foot Golf Club – West. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY SportsMAMARONECK, N.Y. (Reuters) – Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy clawed his way…

This cargo-ship principle is powered by gigantic wings and wishes to lower emissions by 90%– check out ‘Oceanbird’

Oceanbird rendering. Wallenius Marine A group of Swedish researchers and boat builders designed Oceanbird, a new type of cargo ship that’s powered by giant wings instead of a traditional engine.  The ship will cut down on emissions by up to 90% compared to other cargo ships, according to Wallenius Marine, the manufacturer behind the concept. …